After the unsolved murder of his wife, Trudy, Adrian Monk develops obsessive-compulsive disorder, which includes his terror of germs and contamination. His condition costs him his job as a prominent homicide detective in the San Francisco Police Department, but he continues to solve crimes with the help of his assistant and his former boss.
He's moving to Monday, but please don't tell him. He'd just get upset. Join us for a manic Monkday.
See more »
Did You Know?
Although he plays a character of Welsh descent, Shalhoub is of Lebanese descent. John Turturro, who plays his brother is of Italian descent. Dan Hedaya, who plays his father is of Syrian-Jewish descent, and Rose Abdoo is Dominican-Lebanese. See more
Despite many people asking or noticing that there is something wrong with Monk with his OCD, neither he, Sharona or Natalie ever try to explain that Monk has a psychological issue which is why he acts so strange even if it leads to misunderstanding while on a case. See more
I don't know how he did it. But he did it.
It's a Jungle Out There
Written and Performed by Randy Newman
(all season 2-? episodes) See more